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Mitochondria shown to trigger cell aging: Batteries of the cells shown to be essential for aging

Batteries of the cells shown to be essential for aging<p>Scientists have carried out an experiment which conclusively proves for the first time that …

Medicine

Hacking Gut Bacteria Could Be The Future Of Medicine

MIT biologists are reprogramming gut bacteria as "live therapeutics."<p>The human gut microbiome -- which includes the community of trillions of bacteria living within our intestines -- has been called one of the next big frontiers in medicine.<p>In recent years, a growing body of research has shown that …

Scientists have figured out how to program living cells

Imagine a future where you can be injected with bacteria carrying designer DNA that releases cancer-fighting drugs when it finds a tumor in your body.<p>…

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'Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Isn't What You Think It Is -- It's Much Worse'

I found out recently an old friend of mine, Whitney Dafoe, has a severe disease. He'd posted on his website that he was sick, but when he'd said "chronic fatigue syndrome," I thought that meant normal or mundane tasks overly exhausted him and that was the end of his affliction. I thought he'd get …

Viva vagus: Wandering nerve could lead to range of therapies

With outposts in nearly every organ and a direct line into the brain stem, the vagus nerve is the nervous system’s superhighway. About 80 percent of …

Study Shows That This Food Is As Addictive As Any Drug

Chester Cheetah, the Cheetos-addicted advertising character, may have more of a problem than we thought. As it turns out, cheese affects the brain …

White bread, bagels and rice 'increase the risk of lung cancer by 49 per cent'

Largest study of its kind finds consuming a diet with a high glycemic index increases lung cancer risk<p>Carbohydrates, long blamed for fuelling obesity, have now been linked to lung cancer.<p>A new study has revealed a 49 per cent increase in risk among people consuming a diet with a high glycemic index.<p>…

Cannabinoids and autoimmune diseases: A systematic review.

2016 Jun;15(6):513-28. doi: 10.1016/j.autrev.2016.02.008. Epub 2016 Feb 11.<p>1Departamento de Medicina Interna, Hospital La Paz, Madrid, Spain; …

‘It was like being buried alive’: battle to recover from chronic fatigue syndrome

Is it physical or mental – or a combination of the two? And why are treatments for CFS hotly disputed? In an extract from her book Cure, Jo Marchant tells the story of Samantha Miller, one sufferer of the controversial condition<p>‘It was like being buried alive,” Samantha Miller says …

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Mindfulness Meditation Linked to The Reduction of a Key Inflammation Marker

Biological evidence for the power of meditation.<p>Mindfulness meditation has been linked both to a whole lot of health benefits over the years, from …

Previously undetected link between brain and immune system discovered

The link between the brain and the immune system has long been shrouded in mystery – up until now that is. The new research makes a direct connection …

Israeli, German researchers find link between industrialized foods and autoimmune diseases

Scientists argue that processed foods weaken the intestine’s resistance to bacteria, toxins and other hostile nutritional and non-nutritional …

What is the Role of Th1 and Th2 in Autoimmune Disease? - Autoimmune Wellness

This post contains affiliate links. Click here to see what that means!<p>In order to support our blogging activities, we may receive monetary …

10 reasons why coffee might not be great if you have autoimmune disease

Coffee is good for us, yes? I reckon there’s a fair bit of evidence now saying it’s so. But what about if you have an autoimmune disease? (New here? …

Wellness

10 Foods That Fight Inflammation and Some of The Worst

In case you haven’t noticed, our food choices have evolved slightly since the days of early humans. And while that’s mostly a good thing (looking at …

What Doctors Are Finally Starting To Understand About Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

The complex disorder finally gets its due.<p>Eight years ago, Ann Cavanagh Kramer was promoted to director of commercial sales at Visa. She transferred across the country to work at the company's San Francisco Bay Area office and spent the next six months traveling to attend conferences and meet …

Pain

Blood inflammation link with depression could lead to new treatments

The biological and psychological causes of depression are an enduring medical mystery, but a new study claims that inflammation of the blood could be …

If antidepressants fall short, fight inflammation?

About one third of people with depression have high levels of inflammation markers in their blood. New research indicates that persistent …

What No One Is Saying About Zonulin -- Is Celiac About More Than Genes and Gluten?

by Chris Masterjohn<p>In my last gluten post, I discussed why the <i>ex vivo</i> results of Dr. Fasano's 2006 study cannot logically be construed to show that …

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What is the Autoimmune Protocol?<p>The Autoimmune Protocol is an elimination diet that has been specifically designed to help those suffering from …

Autoimmune Protocol | AIP Recipes | Diet for Autoimmune Disease

Ah! This AIP mocktail with a fresh herb sprig was inspired by my love for a good early summer beverage! There’s something about the month of May, …

30-Day Reset Autoimmune Diet Plan

For many years I suspected that I had some form of thyroid problem based on my own research and symptoms like dry skin, occasional fatigue, trouble …

Wellness

Become a Paleolista. How to Eat the Paleo Diet (Part 1) Plus 3 Tips to Reclaim Hormone Balance (Plus My Homage to Madonna)

Could there be a better time to turn Paleo than July 4? We’re surrounded by meat on offer, and some of it is even <i>hormone balancing.</i><p>Let’s get brutally …